• Diego Costa has scored in 42 goals in 78 Premier League appearance (54%); a higher proportion than any other player to play 20+ Games

    Source: @OptaJoe : Data correct as at 2017-02-25

First Goal Premier League

Premier League full time records based on scoring or conceding the game's first goal.

Historically around 70% of teams that score go on to win the game.

Common Key for tables: PLD, W, D, L, F, A, GD, CS, FS, BTTS, U%, PTS and Ppg. Tables are sortable just click the column headers to sort; use shift key to sort on multiple columns.

Records When Scoring First

Team PLD W D L FS CS BTTS F A GD PPG PTS
Chelsea22193001395111402.72760
Man City18152107114514312.61147
Spurs1614110106408322.68843
Man Utd17134007103510252.52943
Liverpool18125105134519262.27841
Arsenal17131306114317262.35340
Everton1511310105369272.40036
West Brom1595104113014162.13332
Stoke159420782514112.06731
Burnley139130582313102.15428
West Ham13823067231492.00026
Bournemouth14734068251781.71424
C Palace9711054208122.44422
Swansea971103618992.44422
Southampton13715067221571.69222
Leicester7700025197123.00021
Watford11632029191451.90921
Boro9432036141041.66715
Hull9432027161421.66715
Sunderland641103313582.16713

Records When Conceding First

Team PLD W D L FS CS BTTS F A GD PPG PTS
Spurs10352208151321.40014
Liverpool94142071617-11.44413
Everton133464091521-61.00013
West Brom13319805924-150.76910
Chelsea6303204810-21.5009
Man City9234306916-71.0009
Arsenal82240081317-41.0008
Southampton112275061121-100.7278
Bournemouth1422106081737-200.5718
Watford1522117081434-200.5338
Hull19221512071044-340.4218
West Ham16141150111738-210.4387
Man Utd7133106713-60.8576
C Palace19131590101638-220.3166
Leicester18131480101440-260.3336
Sunderland20121711091145-340.2505
Swansea19111770121854-360.2114
Stoke12039507828-200.2503
Boro140212806623-170.1432
Burnley140212707829-210.1432